Author Archives: Tim C. Taylor

About Tim C. Taylor

Science fiction publisher and author of the bestselling Human Legion series. I live with my wife and young family in an English village. I am currently writing full time, when I'm not roped into building Lego.

What’s really hot in science fiction: part 1

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
Science fiction is flourishing! Adult SF book sales are up sharply. The past few years have witnessed an explosion of vibrant new literary talent. I believe that more science fiction authors are earning enough…

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Imagine a mashup between superheroes, aliens, robots and zombies…

Imagine no longer! This week saw the launch of the ultimate mashup novel series, the SARZVerse series by author Mark Boss. I came across Mark last year when I picked up his 5-star gangster novel One Bullet, and have been … Continue reading

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Who is Ian Whates?

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
My co-writer, Ian Whates, is going to be vital to the conclusion of the Human Legion series. I’m sure fans will be curious to learn more about him, so I’ve interviewed him to reveal…

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Dying in the service of the Human Legion

I’m quiet because I’ve been busy! I’m over 60,000 words into the fourth book of my new series, The Human Legion. I’m writing this with my new partner, Ian Whates, and that’s going very well indeed. Just passed 55,000 sales … Continue reading

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Author United’s letter to the Department of Justice

There’s been a big fuss in the small world of publishing news recently because a letter has been written by somebody called Douglas Preston, and signed by some very important people who wish to return the publishing industry to the … Continue reading

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LaveCon 2015 report

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
Downton Abbey. In the past few years, whenever I make new friends in America, and they realize that I’m English, they will often say: ‘Hey, I love Downton Abbey.’.  Of course, we all realize…

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A big announcement about the Human Legion

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I love writing the Human Legion books. Even though I have the story mapped out through to book six (and beyond for possible successor series), I often can’t vividly feel what is happening in…

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The New Ghostwriters of Science Fiction: my first six-month retrospective

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
I had my first Outside World review* for the Human Legion last week. A site called SciFi365.net picked up on Marine Cadet and recommended it. Said it was ‘more Haldeman than Heinlein’, which was…

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(Almost) a milestone

It’s taken me a few months to get around to this, but I’ve just counted up my Kindle downloads and paperback sales for my Human Legion series that came out last Christmas. By coincidence I went past 50,000 at some point … Continue reading

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Renegade Legion: available to pre-order now

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
Arun McEwan had a tough time in the first two Human Legion books. Well, guess what? Now he’s in charge, and it’s going to get a whole lot tougher in Renegade Legion. You can…

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